Author Archive: Stephanie Chandler

Stephanie Chandler is the founder of the Nonfiction Authors Association and Nonfiction Writers Conference, and author of several books including "The Nonfiction Book Marketing Plan" and "Own Your Niche." A frequent speaker at business events and on the radio, she has been featured in Entrepreneur, BusinessWeek, and Wired magazine.

rss feed Twitter

Author's Website →

Round-Up Question of the Week: What book marketing strategies have worked best for you?

Round-Up Question of the Week: What book marketing strategies have worked best for you?

This week we asked our community on Facebook to answer this question: What book marketing strategies have worked best for you? Here’s what they had to say: David Evans: A couple of years ago I signed up with a paid speaking service that helped me get a lot of un-paid speaking gigs. That has been […]

Preparing for Book Launch: Choose Your Niche

Preparing for Book Launch: Choose Your Niche

When you’re setting out to launch your book into the world, you will be faced with a lot of competition. There are millions of book titles available today, which means that book categories are jam packed. Before you begin to formulate your marketing plan, you should first define who it is you want to reach. […]

Teleseminar: Stephen Woessner: Podcasting for Promotion and Profit

Teleseminar: Stephen Woessner: Podcasting for Promotion and Profit

Event Date: April 25, 2018 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST Join us as Stephen Woessner discusses Podcasting for Promotion and Profit. About Stephen Woessner Stephen is the founder and CEO of Predictive ROI, a digital marketing agency, and the host of Onward Nation — a top-rated daily podcast for learning how today’s top […]

Recording: Mike Loomis – Personal Branding Strategies for Authors

Recording: Mike Loomis – Personal Branding Strategies for Authors

Join us as Mike Loomis discusses Personal Branding Strategies for Authors. About Mike Loomis Mike Loomis helps people develop and launch their dream books. He’s the author of Your Brand is Calling, and My Book Launch Planner. Since starting and selling two businesses, he’s a strategic partner to bestselling authors, non-profits, publishers, and aspiring messengers. He and his wife […]

Preparing For Your Book Launch: Research Trade Associations and Social Media Groups

Preparing For Your Book Launch: Research Trade Associations and Social Media Groups

Build a list of trade association opportunities. What associations do your potential readers belong to? Visit association websites and look for opportunities. Can you contribute posts to their blog, write for their newsletter or magazine, or apply to speak at local meetings or a national event—even join their board of directors? Additionally, look for groups […]

Be Social. Get Your Nonfiction Book Noticed.

Be Social. Get Your Nonfiction Book Noticed.

You’ve been told you need a social media presence as a nonfiction author. Without one you won’t get noticed and you won’t sell many books. They tell you to get on social media and build a following. How do you get started using social media? What should you do on social media? What should you […]

Member of the Week: Mark E. Green, Author of STEP OUT, STEP UP: Lessons From a Lifetime of Transitions and Military Service

Member of the Week: Mark E. Green, Author of STEP OUT, STEP UP: Lessons From a Lifetime of Transitions and Military Service

Name: Mark E. Green (Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army, Retired) with Echo Montgomery Garrett Book Title: STEP OUT, STEP UP: Lessons From a Lifetime of Transitions and Military Service Your book’s Amazon purchase link: STEP OUT, STEP UP Lessons From a Lifetime of Transitions and Military Service What is your book about? Growing up in poverty […]

How to Handle Shipping for Your Books

How to Handle Shipping for Your Books

Shipping books is not something authors typically think about until their book is about to be released. First and most important, you should start with a sales page for your book on your website. The sales page should include:  The book cover image  Sales copy – reasons why people should read your book […]

Round-Up Question of the Week: What strategies have you used to generate book reviews?

Round-Up Question of the Week: What strategies have you used to generate book reviews?

This week we asked our community on Facebook to answer this question: What strategies have you used to generate book reviews? Here’s what they had to say: Stephanie Chandler: My favorite is to ask Amazon reviewers of competing titles. Who else has some suggestions for us? Sue Lynn Canfield: Include a paragraph at the end […]

Recording: Editing Techniques to Save You Time and Money Before You Hire an Editor

Recording: Editing Techniques to Save You Time and Money Before You Hire an Editor

Join us as Barbara McNichol discusses Editing Techniques to Save You Time and Money Before You Hire an Editor. About Barbara McNichol As an expert editor, Barbara McNichol is proud to help authors prove that, yes, they can change the world with their well-crafted words. She specializes in editing books in business, self-help, how-to, health, memoir, relationships, and […]